COUNTERCLOCKWISE: A proven way to think yourself younger and healthier Ellen Langer has to be one of my favourite researchers, psychologists, writers, and people. I love her work and she is an amazing person. To sit down with her over a peppermint tea (me) and martini (her) was a delight. […]
This is a new lens on the mindfulness practices that arose from contemplative traditions, which typically involve training the mind to focus by resting awareness in one place for an extended period.
Our brains simply aren’t wired for multitasking, no matter how much our technologically frenetic workplaces and lives demand it. So says a long line of research and popular articles. Being bombarded with an unrelenting stream of information actually makes it harder to pay attention, take in new information, solve problems and perform at our cognitive [...]
Positive psychology was in the spotlight at the 3rd Australian Positive Psychology and Wellbeing Conference. […]